Reviews and Problems with X-Files: Resist or Serve
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17 July 2006
Excerpt: Anybody who played the last attempt at an X-Files licensed title on the Playstation a few years ago will probably be a little apprehensive about The X-Files: Resist or Serve . I certainly was. As far as I’m concerned, its only natural to feel that way when you spend forty pounds on a title that is little more than a collection of grainy movies with very little plot and for that matter, very little gameplay.
Excerpt: If you’re an X-Files fan then like me you probably miss the show – maybe not so much the series’ drawn out wind-down, but certainly its heyday. Television is just not the same without the show’s intelligent writing, Mulder’s unwavering belief and his smart, smirk-delivered quips, and Scully’s erudite and unwavering skepticism.
Conclusion: Game progression occurs once you accomplish all of the required investigating for an area, by completing a specific goal (such as protecting your partner while they accomplish something), or by beating a specific enemy (boss-fight). During the course of the action, you are constantly updated on your current knowledge via your personal notepad. As you “learn” things in the game, their significance is then written down on your notepad for you to read as you go.
Excerpt: The X-Files: Resist or Serve review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com If there’s one thing you can say about The X-Files: Resist or Serve is that it wasn’t a rush job. The sci-fi conspiracy drama that the game is based on has been cancelled for almost two years now. But the show lives on in the hearts of loyal fans and it looks like that’s who Black Ops had in mind when it made the game.
Conclusion: will probably be of
limited interest for non-fans. And, even with the considerable pros of the game, I still
think that's true. Even though it lays out the premise pretty clearly, there's just too
much backstory for someone who never watched the show to really get into it, compared with
a game where players meet an original character and follow their story from beginning to
Conclusion: Unfortunately, the game itself is less than competent. It plays like a complete clone of the Resi and SH games, but with Mulder and Scully dropped in. If you're looking to see Mulder and Scully back in action now that the series is over, then this is perfect, but don't expect anything new or innovative to add to the survival horror genre.
Pros: Authentic stuff., Good atmosphere., Great music., Mulder's jokes!
Cons: X-Files RoS has the stupidest zombies in existence., And isn't actually very scary at all., The combat is pants.